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The following species of aquatic MUSSEL (Mollusca) has been positively identified at Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History near York, South Carolina. (Photos and/or other information are available by clicking on underlined common names below.)

We are just beginning our formal survey of aquatic mussel species, so please check back later for the results of our work.

NOTE: If you have expertise in aquatic mussel identification and would like to help survey the species at Hilton Pond Center, please contact us at RESEARCH

Eastern Elliptio, Elliptio complanata (photo below)

Internal Shell

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